Archive for October, 2008
More from the Conservatory

More from the Conservatory

Posted 31 October 2008 | By | Categories: Travels | No Comments

I’ve read about this plant in our Visual Food book….have never seen it until today.

Garfield Park Conservatory

Garfield Park Conservatory

Posted 31 October 2008 | By | Categories: Travels | 2 Comments

100 year old place.

Just Couldn’t Help It

Just Couldn’t Help It

Posted 31 October 2008 | By | Categories: Food, Travels | No Comments

Portillo’s — Italian Beef Sandwich and a Chicago Dog.   We didn’t get to go to Milwaukee because Clay had to go to a meeting here in Chicago.  I went to the Vale Craft Gallery, and Durry to the Newberry Library.  THEN…we went to the Garfield Park Conservatory — the world’s(?) largest.  Amazing.  Anyone who lives [...]

cpj

cpj

Posted 31 October 2008 | By | Categories: Clay | No Comments
Chicago!

Chicago!

Posted 30 October 2008 | By | Categories: Scenery, Travels | 3 Comments

We’ve arrived.  This is the view from our humble hotel downtown.  That’s the new Trump Tower on the left.  When Durry was last here in Chicago the Sun-Times Building was being being destroyed to make way for Trump’s tallest building.  The little round building peaking up on the right is one of the Marina Towers….they [...]

bryce,adam,nathan,lynn,vince

Posted 24 October 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Do you read “Today In…” anymore?

Summer Vacation

Summer Vacation

Posted 23 October 2008 | By | Categories: HCHS, Pictures, Woodwork | 1 Comment

What did you do on your summer vacation?  I built these bookcases: I’m the ED for our local Historical Society (you can learn more about us at humboldthistory.org).  We needed new storage for some of our genealogy books.  Wish I had more time to build stuff. Okay, now that summer’s over maybe we’ll have some [...]

Bubbling Brew

Bubbling Brew

Posted 19 October 2008 | By | Categories: Food | 2 Comments

Very moist dough for “pizza bianca”…..a very chewy flatbread from Cook’s Illustrated.  The dough will be baked with a rosemary, salt, and thinnly sliced red onions on top.  This creatiion is going to the farm for the end-of-the-season potluck.

I voted. Will You?

Posted 17 October 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Absentee ballot.  I’ll be on a train on election day.  This goes in the mail today.

Self-Portrait Challenge

Self-Portrait Challenge

Posted 12 October 2008 | By | Categories: Donna | No Comments

Without giving it too much thought, stop and take a self-timed picture of yourself.  Post it, or email the photo to me and I will do it for you.